Call for Applications: 2023 Africa CDC Youth Pre Conference (#YPC2023)

Background Leveraging youth engagement for the Success of the New Public Health Order for Africa African youth constitute over 65% of the African population, and behind this number are young health professionals and health advocates who hold great potential to innovate and advance Africa’s health. They play a critical role in African countries in promoting […]

Call for Applications: Mortality Surveillance E-Learning Course

Reliable and timely information on cause-specific mortality data is a critical part of identifying emerging health problems and a fundamental component of evidence-based health policy development, implementation, and evaluation. The Africa Union, through Africa CDC, is developing tools to guide the measurement of the population-level impact of public health threats such as regional and global epidemics […]

Call for applications: The Africa CDC Launches short-course training in vaccine manufacturing standard practices (GxP) at the International Vaccine Institute (IVI)

Background The African Union (AU)/ Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have called for a New Public Health Order which will safeguard the health and economic security of the continent as it strives to meet the aspirations of Agenda 2063. A key pillar of this mandate seeks to expand the local manufacture […]

Call for Application: Africa CDC – Pathogen Genomics and Bioinformatics Fellowship Program

The Africa CDC – Pathogen Genomics and Bioinformatics Fellowship Program is a continental workforce development program targeting national public health institutions and laboratories in the African Union Member States to improve the use of pathogen genomic data for outbreak detection and disease surveillance. The fellowship is program is implemented in partnership with the African Society […]

Call for Applications: African Public Health Emergency Management Fellowship

ContextCombating the several public health threats across the African continent requires adequately trained and equipped workforce.Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has called for a new public health order that includes workforce development, suitably aligned with the vision of the African Union (AU) and its desire to build capacity in public health […]

Appel à Candidatures pour l’Initiative de l’Union Africaine (UA) pour la Vaccination COVID-19 Bingwa – Regions d’Afrique Australe et Occidentale

Il y a trois ans, le 14 février 2020, le premier cas de COVID-19 était enregistré en Afrique. L’Union africaine (UA), par l’intermédiaire des Centres africains de contrôle et de prévention des maladies (CDC Afrique), a pris des mesures sans précédent pour supporter les efforts des États membres de l’UA dans la lutte contre la […]